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UCL Workshop on Infectious Disease Modelling in Public Health Policy: Current Status and Challenges

July 4, 2016 9:30 am - 5:15 pm

Event name:

UCL Workshop on Infectious Disease Modelling in Public Health Policy: Current Status and Challenges

Event date/time:

Monday, July 4, 2016 from 9:30 am – 5:15 pm

Event venue/location:

University College London (UCL)
Anatomy G29 J. Z. Young Lecture Theatre
Gower Street, WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Event description:

Mapi is co-organizing / co-sponsoring this workshop on infectious disease modelling with UCL.

The objective of this workshop is to explore the current status and potential challenges in modelling for infectious disease, with specific reference to health economic evaluation. The workshop will consist of three sessions devoted to current challenges to the full implementation of health economic modelling of infectious diseases from the technical, industry, and regulatory perspective.

The workshop will be held at UCL, Anatomy G29 J. Z. Young Lecture Theatre (https://goo.gl/maps/x8WJ3UCAfj92) on July 4th and is jointly subsidized by the UCL Research Group in Statistics and Health Economic Evaluation (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/statistics/research/statistics-health-economics/) and Mapi (https://www.mapigroup.com/).

Event Agenda:

** A morning reception and coffee will be provided from 9:30 – 10:00 am **

Part 1: Methodological perspective

  • 10.00-10.30: Welcome and challenges in infectious disease modelling for economic evaluation. Gianluca Baio (UCL)
  • 10.30-11.15: Basic Concepts of Epidemic Models. Nikos Demiris (Athens University of Economics and Business)
  • 11.15-11.30: Coffee break
  • 11.30-12.15: Topic to be confirmed. Marc Baguelin (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • 12.15-13.00: Bayesian Dynamic Markov models for health economic evaluations of interventions in infectious disease. Katrin Haussler (UCL)
  • 13.00-13.30: Lunch break

Part 2: Industry perspective

  • 13:30-14:00: Transmission vs. non-transmission models for the submission of new drugs for infectious diseases. Rodolphe Perard (Gilead Sciences) and Ines Guerra (Mapi)
  • 14:00-14:30: Topic to be confirmed. Ian Matthews (Sanofi Pasteur MSD)
  • 14:30–15:00: Discussion
  • 15:00–15:15: Coffee break

Part 3: Regulatory perspective

  • 15:15-16:00: What makes a model ‘fit for purpose’: The experience of NICE. Elangovan Gajraj (NICE)
  • 16:00-16:45: Topic to be confirmed. Peter Grove (Department of Health, Health Protection Analytical Team)
  • 16:45–17:00: Discussion
  • 17:00–17:15: Closing remarks. Andreas Karabis (Mapi)

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Andreas Karabis, PhD – Director, Real World Strategy and Analytics, Mapi Group

T: +31 (0) 30 63 5 4049  |  M: +31 (0) 652510601  |  akarabis@mapigroup.com

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